Recalls

2013 Lexus GS350 Recalled for Braking System With Mind of its Own
2013 Lexus GS350 Recalled for Braking System With Mind of its Own

The 2013 Lexus GS350 is being recalled for a braking system that can seem to have a mind of its own. The brake pedal assembly on these vehicles contains a load-sensing switch that measures brake pedal force applied by the driver. Due to a manufacturing defect, the switch may cause the braking...Read More»

2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT
2014 Dodge Durango, Jeep Cherokee, Grand Cherokee Recalled For Cruise Control Flaw

Chrysler has issued a recall for select Dodge Durango, Jeep Cherokee, and Jeep Grand Cherokee vehicles from the 2014 model year. According to a statement from the automaker, the recall affects vehicles manufactured between January 16 and April 17 of this year and includes the Grand Cherokee SRT...Read More»

General Motors CEO Mary Barra answers questions from media
General Motors Fires 15 Employees, Releases Details Of Internal Ignition Switch Probe

General Motors has submitted a report to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration detailing its internal investigation of the company's highly publicized ignition switch recall. Though NHTSA won't share that report with the public until later today, it can probably summed up in nine words...Read More»

2007 Jeep Liberty Limited
One Year Later, Still No Fix For Recalled 1993-2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee, 2002-2007 Jeep Liberty

One year ago, we reported on an unusual showdown between Chrysler and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration over a proposed recall of the Jeep Grand Cherokee and Jeep Liberty. Despite Chrysler's initial resistance, the stalemate was short-lived, and within a couple of weeks, the...Read More»

2011 Chevrolet Traverse
Big GM Crossovers Recalled for Seat Belt Anchor Cables

GM will recall its large crossover vehicles for a problem with the seat belt anchor cable. In the 2009-2014 Buick Enclave, Chevy Traverse, GMC Acadia, and the former 2009-2010 Saturn Outlook, the flexible steel cable that connects to the seat belt anchor on the outboard seating can fatigue and...Read More»

2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited
NHTSA Investigates Chrysler Recall Of 2002-2003 Jeep Liberty & 2002-2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee

In November 2012, Chrysler recalled nearly 745,000 Jeep vehicles: the 2002-2003 Jeep Liberty and the 2002-2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee. The problem? A glitch in the Occupant Restraint Control module, which was causing airbags to deploy at random, with little or no warning. MUST SEE: How To Kill Your...Read More»

2013 Honda Fit
2013 Honda Fit Recalled For Axle Cracks

The 2013 Honda Fit is being recalled for a problem with the right-side axle shaft. MUST SEE: How To Kill Your Car According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the 2013 Fit equipped with manual transmission suffers from under-tempered axles. The heat-treating step in the...Read More»

2010 Ford Escape Hybrid
Ford Recalls 914,000 Escape, Explorer SUVs For Power Steering Issue

Ford Motor Co. [NYSE: F] is recalling about 914,000 sport-utility vehicles for potential issues with electric power steering systems that could, without warning, lose steering assistance. The recalls, which hadn't yet been posted by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) at the...Read More»

2011 Toyota Sienna SE: photo by Todd Allen
510,000 Toyota, Lexus Models Recalled for Rust, Brake, Airbag Issues

Another day, another half million vehicles being recalled. This time, according to CBS Detroit, it’s a trio of vehicles from Toyota and Lexus, which are being recalled for various issues. The largest of this batch is for the 2004-2011 Toyota Sienna, which is being recalled again for an issue...Read More»

2008 Suzuki Forenza
2004-2008 Suzuki Forenza, 2005-2008 Reno Recalled, Just Like Their GM Siblings

Suzuki shut down its U.S. automotive operations back in 2012 (curiously, on the same day as our last presidential election), but plenty of the company's vehicles still roam American roads. Now, Detroit News says that thousands of them are being recalled in the wake of a General Motors recall issued...Read More»

2008 Chevrolet Aveo SVM
GM Recalls 218,000 Chevrolet Aveo Subcompacts For Fire Risk

General Motors [NYSE: GM] has announced that it is recalling 218,000 subcompact sedans and hatchbacks—some now ten years old—for an issue that could potentially also be a fire hazard. ALSO SEE: GM Recalls 2.42M Vehicles For Four More Safety Issues The issue affects the daytime running...Read More»

2014 Chevrolet Traverse
GM Recalls 2.42M Vehicles For Four More Safety Issues

General Motors [NYSE: GM] has today issued yet another series of recalls, affecting 2.42 million vehicles. ALSO SEE: General Motors' List Of 69 Dirty Words Employees Shouldn't Say The latest round of recalls covers four separate issues: In 2009-2014 Buick Enclave, Chevrolet Traverse, and GMC Acadia...Read More»

2011 Hyundai Tucson
2011-2013 Hyundai Tucson Recalled For Incorrectly Installed Driver's Airbag

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) announced that 137,500 Hyundai Tucson crossovers will be recalled in the U.S. because of the improper installation of the driver’s airbag. Affected are Hyundai Tucson models for the 2011 through 2014 model years that were built from...Read More»

69 words and phrases that GM employees were asked not to use in a 2008 slideshow
General Motors' List Of 69 Dirty Words Employees Shouldn't Say

Someone wiser than us -- possibly Anthony Weiner, possibly Mark Foley -- once said that love is fleeting, but the internet is forever. We think it's time to update that saying to include email, data servers, and Microsoft Office documents. To prove it, we point to the recent unveiling of a General...Read More»

2014 Nissan Leaf
2014 Nissan Leaf Recall Replaces Entire Vehicle, In A Few Cases

Millions of vehicles have been recalled already this year, but no recall has involved the replacement of the entire vehicle--until now. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), a small number of 2014 Nissan Leaf electric cars were built incorrectly. The missing spot...Read More»

General Motors ignition assembly parts, packaged and shipped Thursday, April 17, 2014
BREAKING: GM Acknowledges Slow Response To Ignition Flaw, Agrees To $35 Million Fine

General Motors has just published a statement confirming a groundbreaking agreement with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Per the terms of the agreement, GM admits that it failed to notify the agency in a timely manner about flaws associated with the automaker's "Switchgate"...Read More»

2007 Chevrolet Cobalt SS
Recalled Used Cars: CA Law Would Require Fix Before Resale

Vehicle recalls seem to be happening with more frequency this year, and one California lawmaker is trying to prevent these potentially unsafe vehicles from making it into the hands of unaware owners. While there are laws in place that prevent customers from taking delivery of new vehicles with open...Read More»

2014 Chevrolet Malibu
Huge GM Recall: Chevrolet Corvette, Malibu, Silverado, Tahoe, Cadillac CTS, GMC Sierra, More

Early this morning, General Motors announced five separate recalls, affecting roughly 2.7 million Cadillac, Chevrolet, GMC, Pontiac, and Saturn vehicles from the 2004 to 2015 model years. One of the recalls is so serious that GM has asked owners to stop driving the vehicles immediately. ALSO SEE...Read More»

2014 Dodge Grand Caravan
Chrysler Minivans Recalled For Electrical Fire Risk

Chrysler will recall more than 780,000 Dodge Grand Caravan and Chrysler Town & Countryminivans from 2010 through 2014 equipped with power vent windows in the third row. SEE ALSO: 2014 Honda Odyssey Recalled Over Side Airbag Issue Units with this feature built between August 25, 2010 and October...Read More»

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